Quiz: Can You Pass This "Shakespeare in Love" Movie Trivia Quiz?

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"Can you love a fool?"

Take this movie trivia quiz to find out how well you remember the award winning film, "Shakespeare in Love" starring Joseph Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow!

 Dec 11, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the name of the theater where Will works as a playwright?
Globe Theatre
Rose Theatre
Show Theatre

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Will visits Doctor Moth at the _____ to find out how to restore his gift of writing.
apothecary
hospital
church

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does Viola tell her nurse she wants to have?
Fame
Money
Love

4 of 18Name This Character:

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Christopher Marlowe
Hugh Fennyman
Lord Wessex

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How much does Shakespeare bet Lord Wessex on whether or not love can be shown in a play?
500 pounds
5 pounds
50 pounds

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why does Viola dress as a man when auditioning for a part in a play?
She was hiding from the law
She was a tomboy
Women weren't allowed to work in the theatre

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What character does Viola audition for in Will's play?
Mercutio
Romeo
Juliet

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was Viola's alias when she was an actor?
Christopher Marlowe
Thomas Kent
Mercutio Montague

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Viola is shocked when she discovers Will is _____.
poor
married
royal

10 of 18Name This Character:

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Lord Wessex
Thomas Kent
Hugh Fennyman

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Viola's father arranges for her to marry _____.
Lord Gray
Lord Browning
Lord Wessex

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What alias did Will use at the DeLesshups' dance when speaking to Lord Wessex?
Christopher Marlowe
Thomas Kent
Mercutio Montague

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why does the Master of the Revel close the theatre?
For allowing people in for free
For allowing women to act in plays
For allowing men to dress as women

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How did Christopher Marlowe die?
He was hanged for stealing
He was shot while riding his horse
He was stabbed with a knife in a bar fight

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who pays Shakespeare to write a more cheerful play?
King George
Princess Anne
Queen Elizabeth

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How does Viola end up performing in the play "Romeo And Juliet"?
The actor was sick
The actor quit
The actor’s voice changed

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What play do Shakespeare and Viola start to write together?
King Lear
Twelfth Night
The Tempest

18 of 18Name This Character:

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Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth
Queen Anne
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The Oscar winning movie, "Shakespeare in Love" explores a time when the great writer and poet was out of ideas and in desperate need of money. Low and behold, he meets a young woman who inspires him to write one of his most famous plays and be the star of his own real-life romance. The movie took home several Academy Awards including Best Picture of the Year, Best Actress in a Leading Role to Gwyneth Paltrow and Best Actress in a Supporting Role to Dame Judi Dench. Other notable and nominated performances were given by Joseph Fiennes starring as William Shakespeare and the versatile Geoffrey Rush who played Philip Henslowe. After 20 years, "Shakespeare in Love" is still considered one of the greatest love stories in cinema history and has continued to inspire stars and filmmakers to this day. See how well you remember this unique and riveting film by taking this anniversary trivia quiz. Think you can pass? Let's find out! Our goal at women.com is to make people feel good about who they are - and take a relaxing break from the world outside to do something that they enjoy. So take a breath, stop whatever you're doing, and get ready to have a little fun. This three-minute escape is exactly what you need!